Test SpecificationsApplication

CPSN Eligibility

At the time a nurse applies to sit for the certification exam, applicants must:

What to know when applying

1 Follow the directions in the application.
2 Once completed, send your application, supporting documentation and payment by US mail to C-NET (Center for Nursing Education and Testing)
3 For confirmation of receipt or to follow up on status of application, please contact C-NET at (201) 214-9083 or info@cnetnurse.com.
4 C-NET will contact you via US mail two weeks prior to the exam stating your eligibility for the exam.
5 Two weeks prior to the exam, C-NET will mail you a permit with the date, time, and location for the exam. You may not take the exam without this permit. This permit will arrive via US mail.
6 After taking the exam, you will receive your results 4-6 weeks later via US mail.
7 Recertification is done every 3 years. You must meet all eligibility requirements in order to recertify.

Certification Examination & Other Fees

$195 ISPAN members (membership must be current)
$295 Non-members
$25 Nonrefundable Application Fee
$20 Returned Check Fee